Here's The Secret To Communicating With Irrational, Angry Or Crazy People - Deepstash

Bite‑sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

published 4 ideas

Here's The Secret To Communicating With Irrational, Angry Or Crazy People

bakadesuyo.com

How to deal with a hothead

First off, you can't get angry too because then there are two angry people.

Tell yourself they are having a bad day. Don't try to shut them up or talk over them. It doesn't work. Instead, listen actively. Don't judge or analyze what the person is saying at first. Just try to un...

4

STASHED IN:

639

Active listening has three components:
Paraphrase: Repeat what they have said in your own words. "If I understand correctly... "
Inquire: "You mentioned you found our proposed price unacceptable. Help me understand how you came to this conclusion?"

5

STASHED IN:

708

It also includes body language:

  • 55 percent of what you convey comes from your body language.
  • 38 percent comes from your tone of voice.
  • Only 7 percent is from the words you choose.

You don't want to argue over the phone or email as they are stripped of ...

6

STASHED IN:

648

If you can't just listen and need to reply to a direct question, make sure you look at the problem from their perspective.

Ignore the anger and hysterics, and instead give positive reinforcement only when they calm down.

2

STASHED IN:

579

0 Comments

Discover and save more ideas by creating a

FREE

Deepstash account.

Develop a

reading habit

, save

time

and create an amazing

knowledge library

.

GET THE APP: